United Way of Greater Mercer County (UWGMC) Board of Directors will host the “United in Impact Awards”, a virtual event to celebrate community champions. The event will be on May 20, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

They proudly celebrate Michael Van Wagner, VP of Public Affairs at NJM Insurance Group & NJM Insurance Group – Live United Award; Frank J. Lucchesi, Senior Regional Public Affairs Manager at PSE&G – Community Quarterback Award; and Diane Grillo, VP of Health Promotions at Robert Wood Johnson Hamilton – Advocate Award. The Eugene Marsh Community Impact Award will be given posthumously to former Board Member, Eugene Marsh, and will be accepted by his wife, Elaine Walker Marsh.

Sandra Toussaint, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Mercer County said, “These days during the pandemic are certainly unique and challenging. We have seen people and various organizations open their hearts and step forward with time, donations, and deeds to help others. We appreciate you. We thank you. And now we honor you through the United in Impact Awards.”  Sandra Toussaint, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Mercer County.

“The United in Impact Awards celebrates those in our community that give their all to better Mercer County and beyond,” noted Michael Mancini, COO of Thomas Edison State University (TESU) and UWGMC Board Finance Chair. “The United Way of Greater Mercer County’s role in uniting people and organizations for a greater impact is a corner stone of our mission and is reflected in our partnerships and these awardees.”

Proceeds from the event will directly provide food, rental assistance, health insurance access, tax preparation services, financial coaching and other resources to help individuals and families get ahead. There are over 55,000 families in Mercer County struggling to make ends meet.

Sponsors to date include NJM Insurance Group, PSE&G, Robert Wood Johnson Hamilton, Thomas Edison State University and Imbue Creative. To register or for more information, visit www.uwgmc.org/unitedimpactawards.